Sinicize

[ sin-uh-sahyz ]
/ ˈsɪn əˌsaɪz /

verb (used with object), Sin·i·cized, Sin·i·ciz·ing.

to make Chinese in character or bring under Chinese influence.

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Also especially British, Sin·i·cise .

Origin of Sinicize

1885–90; Sinic (see Sinicism) + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM Sinicize

Sin·i·ci·za·tion [sin-uh-suh-zey-shuhn], /ˌsɪn ə səˈzeɪ ʃən/, noun
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